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Anneliese S. Mayer

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Represented a prison inmate pro bono against a prison guard for violation of 42 U.S.C. § 1983.  Part of the trial team in a three day jury trial in the Western District of Wisconsin.

Represented industrial chemical Fortune 500 company in patent litigation against competitor. Resolved case with an injunction against the competitor’s future use and admission of patent validity and enforceability.

Represented generic pharmaceutical companies in Hatch-Waxman litigation as a member o...

  • Marquette University Law School, J.D., 2002
  • College of St. Benedict, B.A. Chemistry, 1999
  • Wisconsin State Bar, 2002
  • Minnesota State Bar, 2002
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2002
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2010

Negotiated technology transfer and license agreements granting rights of newly acquired sensor IP to a number of start-up and smaller organizations.

Negotiated long-term development agreements with international chemical and biological raw material suppliers.

Negotiated project-specific development agreements with global machine and packaging companies.

Drafted intercompany agreements moving intellectual property to one corporate entity and licensing the use of the intellectual property to the operating entities of the organization around the world.

American Intellectual Property Law Association
Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association
Licensing Executives Society


Presenter, IP Law for Non-IP Attorneys: Four Hot Takes On What Your Clients Need You to Know, CLE, March 12, 2020

Instructor, IP Management 7: Biotechnological/Pharmaceutical Licensing, CASRIP Patent and Intellectual Property Law and Practice Summer Institute, July 27, 2016

Panelist, IP Provisions in Employment: Contracts Protecting the Company’s Best Assets on the Front End, December 16, 2015

Panelist, Fundamental Intellectual Property Law and Related Restrictive Covenants, ABA 8th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference, Los Angeles, CA, November 6, 2014

Panelist, IP Provisions in Employment Contracts, Midwest IP Institute, Minnesota CLE, September 26, 2013

Panelist, IP Issues in Contracts, Minnesota CLE, June 12, 2013

Panelist, IP Issues in Employment Contracts: Protecting the Company’s Best Assets on the Front End, Minnesota CLE, 2013

Presenter, Collaboration Agreements to Support Open Innovation, LES Minnesota Chapter meeting, February 19, 2013

Presenter, Practical Considerations for Development Agreements, LES Minnesota Chapter Meeting, February 9, 2010

Presenter, Your IP Portfolio, MHTA CEO Roundtable, February 5, 2010


Quoted, Selling overseas? Know your intellectual property rights, Minnesota Business, October 2018